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Catalepsy

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Noun
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cat=a=lep=sy

CIDE DICTIONARY

Catalepsyn. [NL. catalepsis, fr. Gr. a seizure, fr. to seize upon; kata` down + to take, seize.].
     A sudden suspension of sensation and volition, the body and limbs preserving the position that may be given them, while the action of the heart and lungs continues.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Catalepsy, n. a state of trance or seizure with loss of sensation and consciousness accompanied by rigidity of the body.

Derivative
cataleptic adj. & n.
Etymology
F catalepsie or LL catalepsia f. Gk katalepsis (as CATA-, lepsis seizure)

THESAURUS

Catalepsy

KO, abeyance, amnesia, apathy, apoplexy, blackout, cataplexy, catatonia, catatonic stupor, catatony, coma, daydreaming, daze, deadliness, deathliness, diplegia, dormancy, dream state, encephalitis lethargica, entropy, faint, fugue, fugue state, grayout, hemiplegia, high, hypnotic trance, indifference, indolence, inertia, inertness, infantile paralysis, kayo, knockout, languor, latency, lethargy, lipothymia, lipothymy, lotus-eating, narcohypnosis, narcolepsy, narcoma, narcosis, narcotic stupor, narcotization, nirvana, nirvana principle, nod, nothingness, oblivion, obliviousness, palsy, paralysis, paraplegia, paresis, passiveness, passivity, polio, poliomyelitis, reverie, sedation, semiconsciousness, senselessness, sensory paralysis, shock, sleep, sleeping sickness, sleepwalking, somnambulism, sopor, stagnancy, stagnation, stasis, stroke, stupor, suspense, swoon, syncope, thanatosis, torpor, trance, unconsciousness, vegetation, vis inertiae

ROGET THESAURUS

Catalepsy

Quiescence

N quiescence, rest, stillness, quiescence, stagnation, stagnancy, fixity, immobility, catalepsy, indisturbance, quietism, quiet, tranquility, calm, repose, peace, dead calm, anticyclone, statue-like repose, silence, not a breath of air, not a mouse stirring, sleep, pause, lull, stand still, standing still, lock, dead lock, dead stop, dead stand, full stop, fix, embargo, resting place, gite, bivouac, home, pillow, haven, goal, quiescent, still, motionless, moveless, fixed, stationary, immotile, at rest at a stand, at a standstill, at anchor, stock, still, standing still, sedentary, untraveled, stay-at-home, becalmed, stagnant, quiet, unmoved, undisturbed, unruffled, calm, restful, cataleptic, immovable, sleeping, silent, still as a statue, still as a post, still as a mouse, still as death, vegetative, vegetating, at a stand, tout court, at the halt, Int, stop!, stay!, avast!, halt!, hold hard!, whoa!, hold!, sabr karo!, requiescat in pace, Deus nobis haec otia fecit, the noonday quiet holds the hill.


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